Board of Councilors

Glen Ballard – Grammy winning record producer, songwriter, arranger
MaryAnn Bonino, Vice Chair – Professor-at-large Emeritus at Mount St. Mary’s College, Curator of the historic Doheny Mansion
Rob CavalloChairman, Warner Bros. Records
Sandy De Crescent Music contractor for films
Gail Eichenthal – Executive Producer, Classical KUSC and KDFC San Francisco
Ruth L. Eliel Executive Director, Colburn Foundation
Stanley F. Farrar – Of Counsel, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Gregg Field, Chair – 6 time Grammy Award Winner and Producer of the Year
Rachel FineExecutive Director, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Grant Gershon – Music Director, Los Angeles Master Chorale
Michael Gorfaine The Gorfaine/Schwartz Agency, Inc.
Suzanna Guzmán Director of Community Engagement, Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, mezzo-soprana opera singer
Carol Henry Arts leader, LA Opera Board
James Newton HowardGrammy award winning and Academy Award nominated film composer
Randy JacksonProducer, former judge on American Idol
Bruce Juell – Corporate leader
Christopher Koelsch – President and CEO of the LA Opera
Ed Landry – Senior Partner, Musick Peeler & Garrett
Gary LeMel Former president, Worldwide Music for Warner Bros., Founding Partner of Lemac, a music-oriented film production company
Jamie McCourtFormer Co-Owner, President and CEO, Los Angeles Dodgers
Founder and CEO, Jamie Enterprises

Bowen H. “Buzz” McCoy Corporate leader, President, Buzz McCoy Associates
Chris Montan – President, Walt Disney Music
Randy NewmanAcademy Award winning film composer/songwriter, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee
Thomas NewmanGrammy award winning and Academy Award nominated film composer
Mo Ostin – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Grammy Award winner, Former Chairman of Warner Bros. Records, Chairman Emeritus of Warner Bros. Records
Irene Romero – CFO & Executive Producer, Kifaru Productions
Gail Samuel COO, LA Philharmonic
Alan SilvestriGrammy & Academy Award nominated film composer
Eric Small Husband of former USC trustee Flora L. Thornton
Gary StiffelmanPartner, Ziffren Brittenham LLP
Michael Tenzer – Chairman/CEO, Tenzer Co.
Stephanie Vlahos theater coach and stage director for the Domingo-Thornton Young Artist’s Program at LA Opera
Leonard Waronker – Music producer; Former President, Warner Bros. Records
Ian White-Thomsonformer executive director of the LA Opera, former chairman and CEO of U.S. Borax Corporation